Tuesday 18th June 2019,
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Orkney fare at Portsoy

My paternal grandfather, affectionately known as ‘Pappa’, was an accomplished pianist, one of Columbia’s first recording artistes; his first disc was released in 1927. Originally from Leith, he came to Elgin in the 1920s with his bride Elizabeth, my Orcadian [...]

May 22, 2014 Food Journeys

A taste from Westray

The view stretched beyond the point o’ Smithaquoy across the azure sea to Papay, while in the middle distance the Loch o’ Swartmill lay like a jewel set in a band of golden marsh marigolds, embellished with the inevitable pair [...]

June 30, 2013 Food Journeys

Food Journeys with Liz Ashworth

Moorish moments at Skaill House The dining room at Skaill House has so many stories, with the family portraits on the wall, and the dinner service reputed to have come from Captain Cook’s ship Resolution when it lay in Stromness [...]

March 1, 2013 Food Journeys